By Editor on May 16, 2013
One person in the U.S. dies every hour from oral cancer according to figures compiled by the Oral Cancer Foundation. There are a number of practices and procedures available for healthcare providers to offer patients to prevent the desease. One Dallas-area dentist is committed to being on the cutting edge for his patients.
By Editor on May 13, 2013
An inspirational and resilient 5th grader from Dripping Springs, TX has by honored by the Texas House of Representatives for his efforts to help generate awareness about the devastating affects of living with arthritis pain every minute of every day.
By Editor on May 9, 2013
Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas’ next chapter began with the opening of its new bed tower – the W.H. and Elaine McCarty South Tower. This expansion increases the hospital’s capacity and brings additional medical innovations to children in Central Texas.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Dr. Stephen Pont, H-E-B, Seton Healthcare Family, Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity | Leave a response
By Editor on May 6, 2013
Eight Texas hospitals from the Houston, Dallas and Austin area have been named in the Becker’s Hospital Review and Becker’s ASC Review annual list of “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.”
Posted in Featured, Health News Texas | Tagged 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare, Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, Becker's ASC Review, Becker's Hospital Review, Central Park ENT & Surgery Center, Children's Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Hyde Park Surgery Center, Methodist Health System, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Texas Regional Medical Center at Sunnyvale | Leave a response
By Editor on May 3, 2013
African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders and the elderly are groups more frequently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Millions of Americans are diagnosed with the most common form of diabetes, and many more are unaware they are at high risk.
By Editor on April 30, 2013
An organization committed to improve health care for the public by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value has given their seal of approval to three Austin area hospitals. Seton Medical Center Austin, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for their disease-specific spine surgery programs.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged Dr. Alex Valadk, Gold Seal, Seton Healthcare Family, Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Williamson, spine, The Joint Commission, University Medical Center Brackenridge | Leave a response
By Editor on April 25, 2013
In keeping with a trend seen across the nation, Travis County, which includes the city of Austin, has cut year-round particle pollution levels from the prior year according to the State of the Air 2013 report released by The American Lung Association.
By Editor on April 22, 2013
Seven Austin medical research projects awarded $186,000 in grants by the Seton/UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin.
Posted in Central Texas, Featured | Tagged Dr. Steven Warach, medical grants, research, Seton Healthcare Family, Seton/UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin, University Medical Center Brackenridge | Leave a response
By Editor on April 9, 2013
Jesus Garza, an executive with more than 20 years public administration and private executive management has been named chief executive officer of Seton Healthcare Family.
By Editor on April 2, 2013
In the constant struggle to fight cancer as a kid doesn’t mean you can’t still be stylish by wearing the latest flip-flop footwear. Now everyone in Austin –no matter the age – has the opportunity to join kids fighting cancer by simply wearing their own comfortable flip-flops.